Condemned Inmate Justin Alan Helzer Death

Condemned Inmate Justin Alan Helzer Death

SAN QUENTIN, CA… Condemned inmate Justin Alan Helzer, 41, who was on California’s death row from Contra Costa County, was pronounced dead at San Quentin State Prison late Sunday evening, April 14, 2013. The death is being investigated as a suicide. He was single-celled. Helzer was sentenced to death, along with his brother Glenn Helzer, […]

State Fair Exhibitor’s Legacy Lives On With Annual Quilt Award

State Fair Exhibitor’s Legacy Lives On With Annual Quilt Award

Sacramento, CA… Dorothy Killian Painter (1913-2002) was born in Nebraska, orphaned at 4 years old, and moved to California for foster care. As an adult, she took up sewing as a way to pass the time while recovering from a serious accident and resulting infection. Her quilts and doll clothes were made of fabric scraps, […]

Thomas Jefferson on Taxation

Thomas Jefferson on Taxation

The purse of the people is the real seat of sensibility. Let it be drawn upon largely, and they will then listen to truths which could not excite them through any other organ. ~Thomas Jefferson

Weekly Address: Sandy Hook Victim’s Mother Calls for Commonsense Gun Responsibility Reforms

Weekly Address: Sandy Hook Victim’s Mother Calls for Commonsense Gun Responsibility Reforms

Washington, DC…The White House. Remarks of Francine Wheeler. The President’s Weekly Address. Hi. As you’ve probably noticed, I’m not the President. I’m just a citizen. And as a citizen, I’m here at the White House today because I want to make a difference and I hope you will join me. My name is Francine Wheeler. […]

Another Fatality on Local Roads This Morning.

Another Fatality on Local Roads This Morning.

Soledad, CA…There was another fatality on local roads this morning. It is a vehicle vs power pole accident and was first reported after 8:30am this morning. Lets be careful out there… ncident: 00213 Type: Fatality Location: Crg17 / Gonzales River Rd Loc Desc: RIVER Lat/Lon: 36.480984 -121.474629 Detail Information 10:15 AM 13 [43] [Rotation Request […]

New Documents Suggest IRS Reads Emails Without a Warrant ~ ACLU Feature By Nathan Freed Wessler, Staff Attorney

New Documents Suggest IRS Reads Emails Without a Warrant ~ ACLU Feature By Nathan Freed Wessler, Staff Attorney

Washington, DC…Everyone knows the IRS is our nation’s tax collector, but it is also a law enforcement organization tasked with investigating criminal violations of the tax laws. New documents released to the ACLU under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that the IRS Criminal Tax Division has long taken the position that the IRS can […]

Assembly Bill to Freeze Tuition Clears Higher Education Committee with Bipartisan Support

Assembly Bill to Freeze Tuition Clears Higher Education Committee with Bipartisan Support

Sacramento — Today, Assembly Bill 67, a joint effort between Assemblymembers Kristin Olsen, (R-Modesto), Rocky Chavez (R-Oceanside) and Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) passed out of the Assembly’s Higher Education Committee with bipartisan support. To ensure that Proposition 30 tax dollars are actually used to protect higher education as the voters intended, Assembly Bill 67 would freeze […]

Margaret Thatcher as She Assumed Role as PM

Margaret Thatcher as She Assumed Role as PM

London, UK…Upon arriving at 10 Downing Street as prime minister, 1979: “I would just like to remember some words of St. Francis of Assisi which I think are really just particularly apt at the moment. ‘Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, […]